Large-tailed Nightjar

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Large-tailed Nightjar
File:Caprimulgus macrurus.png
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Strisores
Order: Caprimulgiformes
Genus: Caprimulgus
Species: C. macrurus
Binomial name
Caprimulgus macrurus
Horsfield, 1821
Subspecies

C. m. albonotatus Tickell, 1833
C. m. bimaculatus Peale, 1848
C. m. macrurus Horsfield, 1821
C. m. salvadorii Sharpe, 1875
C. m. johnsoni Deignan, 1955
C. m. schlegelii Meyer, AB, 1874

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Subspecies[1][edit]

  • C. m. albonotatus Tickell, 1833 ne Pakistan through n India to Bhutan and Bangladesh.
  • C. m. bimaculatus Peale, 1848 ne India and s China through Southeast Asia and Malay Pen., Sumatra.
  • C. m. macrurus Horsfield, 1821 Java and Bali.
  • C. m. salvadorii Sharpe, 1875 Borneo and s Sulu Is.
  • C. m. johnsoni Deignan, 1955 s Philippines.
  • C. m. schlegelii Meyer, AB, 1874 Lesser Sundas and Moluccas, New Guinea to n and ne Australia.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gill, F.; Donsker, D., eds. (2014). "IOC World Bird List (v 4.4): Frogmouths, Oilbird, potoos & nightjars". doi:10.14344/IOC.ML.4.4. Retrieved 18 December 2014.

External links[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on Large-tailed Nightjar.
Wikispecies has an article on Caprimulgus macrurus.
Wikimedia Commons has images on Caprimulgus macrurus.


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